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CLEVELAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

CLEVELAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Pseudo-Achromia Parasitaria. Presented by Dr. R. E. Barney. J. M., a white girl, aged 16, stated that in June, 1930, she had noticed pruritic, brown, scaling patches on the trunk. Three months later she had taken sun-baths, following which the brown spots had disappeared, leaving white areas. There was extensive depigmentation over the chest and back. The borders of these areas were convoluted, suggesting the confluence of smaller original lesions, and there were outlying satellites, varying in size from that of a large pinhead to that of a medium-sized coin. There was no scaling or inflammation, and repeated examination of scrapings revealed neither spores or hyphae. DISCUSSION Dr. H. N. Cole: This condition was described recently in the Annales de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie. Following treatment, the brown scaly spots leave pseudo-achromic areas. Dr. R. E. Barney : It was described by Kistiakowsky in the December, 1930, issue of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1931 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010346022
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Pseudo-Achromia Parasitaria. Presented by Dr. R. E. Barney. J. M., a white girl, aged 16, stated that in June, 1930, she had noticed pruritic, brown, scaling patches on the trunk. Three months later she had taken sun-baths, following which the brown spots had disappeared, leaving white areas. There was extensive depigmentation over the chest and back. The borders of these areas were convoluted, suggesting the confluence of smaller original lesions, and there were outlying satellites, varying in size from that of a large pinhead to that of a medium-sized coin. There was no scaling or inflammation, and repeated examination of scrapings revealed neither spores or hyphae. DISCUSSION Dr. H. N. Cole: This condition was described recently in the Annales de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie. Following treatment, the brown scaly spots leave pseudo-achromic areas. Dr. R. E. Barney : It was described by Kistiakowsky in the December, 1930, issue of the

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1931

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